Edward Sharpe and The Magnetic Zeros – Fire & Water (iTunes Session) by VagrantRecords Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros just released their iTunes Session. New versions of some of my favorite tracks from their release “Up From Below” are available on the session. An unreleased track is also available through the session entitled “Fire & Water.” Check the sessions’ version of Janglin’ and stream “Fire & Water” above. Tracklisting: Up From Below Janglin’ 40 Day Dream Fire & Water Brother Desert Song Buy the iTunes Session Buy Up From Below
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Swim Club Glad to finally hear that Seattle’s Cave Singers will release their third album, No Witch early next year. Its a follow up to their 2009 release ‘Welcome Joy,’ which to me was a fantastic entry in their body of work. This new album, No Witch, will be their first release under jagjaguwar, and it was produced by Randall Dunn, who recently worked with labelmates Black Mountain.) “Swim Club” is a warm folk track that shows off singer Pete Quirk’s signature raspy voice and the simplistic yet lush sounds of a folk band that make great music. I look…
Catch the video for ‘The Suburbs,’ the single from Arcade Fire’s recently released album entitled ‘The Suburbs.’ The Suburbs is certainly on my top 20 albums list of 2010. Buy The Suburbs for $1.99 Now.
Pigeon Indie pop duo Tennis are set to release their debut LP, Cape Dory, January 18 via Fat Possum. Check out “Pigeon”, a down-tempo ballad-like track from their daytrotter session back in September.
Sufjan Stevens recently released his newest album ‘The Age of Adz’ an electronic effort that grew on me so much, its become one of my favorite albums of 2010; on top of that he put on the best show I’ve seen this year. Sufjan is one of those artists that does some amazing things, and has so much incredible talent, its amazing to see. Check out his video for ‘Too Much’ and buy yourself The Age of Adz.
First listen of Iron & Wine’s new music arrived this weekend in the form of a single “Walking Far From Home.” A little different sound, shown off here as the normal unplugged work is replaced by a much more produced, synthesized sound. It produces a beautiful sound, and is a different side than one would normally expect. Purchase of the single will be available tomorrow on Iron & Wine’s Myspace.
Three Burger Records‘ Conspiracy of Owls are a band shrouded in mystery, there is little to no information on these guys. Melodic Beach Boys-esque rock & roll here; the track is fun, catchy and sunny. More Conspiracy of Owls Myspace | Facebook
These guys make garage rock a lot of fun, and this video doesn’t disappoint. Puppets and a bird attack add to what is already a fun track.
Take Me Over Cut Copy released the first commercial single from their new LP Zonoscope, “Take Me Over.” It’s available at all fine download outlets immediately, and will be released on 12” vinyl in the very near future. It’s obviously a dance-y track, very reminiscent of Duran Duran; very new wave 80’s electronic feel.